Will Pluto be a planet again?

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Will Pluto be a planet again?

Post #1by The Chimp » 16.09.2018, 22:50


On the Belgian TV I heard a scientist saying that there will be a discussion soon about Pluto. Some want to make Pluto the 9th planet again. I hope so.

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Post #2by posfan12 » 24.09.2018, 00:58

Why? Things are fine the way they are now.

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Post #3by hmsnaveen95 » 24.09.2018, 06:08


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Post #4by Joey P. » 25.08.2019, 02:23

No, many scientists (including Mike Brown himself, who has gained the nickname "Plutokiller") are fine with Pluto not being a planet. One book I have referred to the Pluto-Charon system as better being considered as a double asteroid, which for me is possibly the most accurate description for both bodies in the system. The existance of Planet Nine is formally unconfirmed but likely, so once its existance has been confirmed, Planet Nine will take Pluto's place as the 9th planet of our Solar System.
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